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Young Carers Written Answer, 16/06/14 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Ken Macintosh (Lab) question asking theScottish Government how it will address anomalies in the administration of the Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) identified by the Scottish Youth Parliament’s Care.Fair.Share Campaign that result in many young carers losing their EMA entitlement.

Young Carers Written Answer, 16/06/14 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Ken Macintosh (Lab) question asking theScottish Government what additional (a) funding and (b) bursary opportunities it will offer young carers who find it difficult to afford further education due to their caring responsibilities as highlighted by the Scottish Youth Parliament’s Care.Fair.Share campaign.

Young Carers Written Answer, 16/06/14 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Ken Macintosh (Lab) question asking theScottish Government what steps it is taking to alleviate the cost of travel for young carers between school, work and home to fulfil their caring and education duties.

Young carers Written Answer, 09/06/14 [S]
Written Answer given in response to Christina McKelvie's (SNP) question asking the Scottish Government what it does to support young carers through their education.

Carers Motion, 29/05/14 [S]
Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 29 May 2014 by George Adam (SNP) on Carers week 2014.

Carers Legislation - Consultation on Proposals: Responses, 15/05/14 [S]
The Scottish Government has published responses from individuals and organisations on proposed legislative measures to further support carers and young carers in Scotland.

Young Carers Motion, 20/03/14 [S]
Motion lodged before the Scottish Parliament on 20 March 2014 by Rhoda Grant (Lab) on the Care.Fair.Share. Campaign.

Carers Legislation - Consultation on Proposals - January 2014: Easy Read, 21/02/14 [S]
This consultation sets out the proposals to improve outcomes for carers and young carers across Scotland.

Carers' consultation launched, 22/01/14 - 16/04/14 [S]
Carers and young carers are being asked for their views on specific legislation to promote, defend and extend their rights. The widespread consultation marks a significant step forward in recognising and addressing the needs of unpaid adult carers and young carers across Scotland who care for their families, friends and neighbours. Consultation to 16 April 2014.

Carers Oral Question, 11/12/13 [S]
During Question Time on 11 December 2013 Claudia Beamish (Lab) asked the Scottish Government what action it takes to provide carers with information and advice on accessing practical support and technology.